There are a lot of cat lovers out there.
Not to mention cat lovers who would love the opportunity to wake up to this view every day:
More than 35,000, it seems… and the number grows by the day.
Joan and Richard Bowell of God’s Little People Cat Rescue on the Greek island of Syros posted a job opening for the shelter they founded, that included a decent salary, a house on the island, electricity and water — and a single task:
Care for these precious fifty felines currently living in the shelter:
They expected 20-30 applicants, they told ABC News.
They have received almost 40,000 applications from throughout the world.
Joan posted the job opening in August asking for mature and responsible cat lovers whose “cat-whispering skills came naturally.”
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